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  • Two blocks from the Mexican border

    Two blocks from the Mexican border

    The author watches migrants run across the border from her home in Naco, Ariz.

  • What do you do when you meet a predator?

    What do you do when you meet a predator?

    On encountering lions and grizzlies--and their families--in the wild

  • Guns are different for women in the West

    Guns are different for women in the West

    As a woman, I believe I am safer with a gun in the West.

  • The truth about wolves is hard to find

    The truth about wolves is hard to find

    Some hunters claim wolves are killing too many deer and elk in northwestern Montana, but the facts indicate otherwise -- although those facts are easily lost in all the emotional rhetoric.

  • This is a winter of snowy owls

    This is a winter of snowy owls

    Big, beautiful snowy owls are showing up far outside their usual range, much to the delight of Western birdwatchers.

  • Right on, Target!

    Right on, Target!

    A 13-pound wild turkey in Colorado gets by despite the six inches of arrow protruding from either side of her breast.

  • Springtime in the Rockies

    Springtime in the Rockies

    The beautiful spring in Colorado's San Luis Valley is a bitter contrast to the tragedy unfolding in the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Garbage grows well on the border

    Garbage grows well on the border

    The many thousands of illegal immigrants who pass through Arizona border towns are leaving tons of litter in their wake.

  • Rhubarb: It tastes like spring

    Christina Nealson scours her small town’s alleyways, looking for rhubarb with a recipe in hand.

  • In wilderness, don't phone home

    Hikers who bring their cell phones into the wilderness, either for ease of rescue or instant access to the rest of the world, are missing the point of wilderness.

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